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    Re: Post Boat Show EBS

    Gee, Rob - just how many extra hinges did you have to put in your legs and back, just to get in and out of that car ? ? ? ? :ycool:


    Rick
  2. Thread: Tinnitis?

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    Re: Tinnitis?

    Big guns ( 5'" / 127 MM and caliber .50 BMG) , chain printer ' hammer flight timing' , pneumatic paint chipping have taken quite a toll on my ears - also have a persistent 'hissing' noise as my...
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    Re: Victorville, Ca then Kavala, Greece

    Tom, I just saw in PPRUNE and other sources that an A380 landed in Brisbane with a large hole in the wing root - another possible job for your team ? It was an Emirates flight from Dubai, AFAIK. ...
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    Re: Bored out of my mind

    Rich, beat the ladies at their own game - find the shopping channels, and teach grandchild #1 her colors by gemstones as my MIL did with my daughter when the daughter was young " Rubies are red,...
  5. Thread: Thug Waffles

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    Re: Thug Waffles

    Do I see a steak and egg plate in the background ? ? ? - I'm 'onboard' :ycool:



    Rick
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    Re: Thank you EBay!

    What kind of 'search argument' did you use to find it ?





    Rick
  7. Thread: Pretty Rocks

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    Re: Pretty Rocks

    Pretty tough neighborhood you live in, someone jacked up that rock and stole the rollers ! ! ! ! :ycool:
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    Re: Prayer and sports

    Rob, I spent some 12 years ' cruising around the world' (courtesy of my 'Uncle Sam' ), wherever I went, I observed the various religions practiced in the area. You have 'the right of it' in this...
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    Re: Bored out of my mind

    ^ Good call, David ! I was quite surprised to see that the ones in my current house were ( bought new in 2008 ) - a definite change from the old farmhouse. Rich, do the local group have a set...
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    Re: Some were asleep in school

    But, but - they DID manage to spell 'GRADUATE' correctly ! :p
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    Re: Proclamation The First

    " All hail the wise and all-knowing EFL Rob! ! ! , " that about right ? :rolleyes:
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    Re: Something you cannot get from Amazon.

    Rob, would I be correct in identifying the sketch as Jim Ledger's boatshop ? - great detail, sir !



    Rick
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    Re: Who knows what this is?

    ? ? Improvised reamer for a stern tube ? ? ?




    Rick
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    Re: The Great American Hobby Shop

    Only if you are a 'kid' of 75 , like me ! ! :ycool:


    Rick
  15. Thread: starter?

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    Re: starter?

    Gary, in post # 1, you state '3 hour lake time' - does this mean that the motor did run for 3 hours, then would not start ?



    Rick
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    Re: Anybody have a well?

    Tom, my last house in Minnesota had a cased well 200 feet deep to good water. The next door neighbor (100 yards away) had to drill down 400 feet to get to good water, and his neighbor (again 100...
  17. Re: When your neighbor is a paranoid prepper....

    ^ reference post # 4 - 'a stock of propane tanks to last 2 years' - in a partly-barricaded house - what could possibly go wrong ( side note : few of us would keep any propane tanks inside a...
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    Re: Fourth of July rant

    Art, we used to rent an apartment in Anaheim, CA. back in 1971 / 1972 - the back porch had a direct sightline to Disneyland, and we were regularly 'treated' to their end-of- evening fireworks...
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    Re: Rigid metal conduit

    Tom, what is your 'frost line' at the cabin ? You may not need to trench all that deeply, except to avoid hitting the power cable during future digging. As for the size of conduit needed to run...
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    I caught a statement on MSNBC (I think - was heading out to walk the dogs) that the FBI had seized Eastman's IPhone 12 (?) --- interesting times



    Rick
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    Re: AP says the Democrats are losing voters

    ^ " like a woman who has just been told she has no say in the control of her body " ( as POTUS # 45 said, " "Stand back and Stand by. . . . " )

    ( a response and continuation of post # 4 - I...
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    January 6th committee just announced a new hearing tomorrow - June 28th ! ! ! Possible new witness / information . .

    (Cross-posted with Canoez, above )
  23. Re: USS Samuel B Roberts: World's deepest shipwreck discovered

    From what I have read, they examined the hull, and saw the shelling damage, as well as damage from hitting the sea floor, as she sank.




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    Re: What were some of your scariest moments?

    One of the scariest weeks ever was in 1986, when my territory partner suggested a white-water rafting trip - on the Rio Grande, starting at Taos, NM. How bad could that be, you ask? - See the...
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    Re: Fourth of July rant

    Jim, I 'feel your pain' - One year, my BIL was living on our farm property and his (ne'er-do-well) son came to visit - they bought $150 of fireworks (not legal where the son lived - big city ) and...
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    Re: Clarence Thomas...

    You have to wonder what the 'comversations' are like between Justice Thomas and Chief Justice Roberts, who thought he was 'running the show' - - - I am sure they are 'interesting' in their own...
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    Re: Monument to missing airmen

    Dutchpp, those appear to be quite comprehensive records . . . Thanks for posting the link



    Rick
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    Re: Woodenboat show (WBS) This weekend!!!!!!!

    Lots of talent / skill evident in that sketch, Rob . . . I like it ! ! Y>
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    Re: Oklahoma firearms deaths rise

    . . . Do you recall if Orville and Wilbur Wright were in attendance at the Boston Tea Party ? ? ? :p
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    Re: What were some of your scariest moments?

    As Mickey said in post # 39, it''s been an interesting life ( 75 years in my case )




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    Re: What were some of your scariest moments?

    Mid 1970's (winter), I was returning to Great Lakes Naval Training Center after a weekend in Chicago, Northbound on the Tollway, I was passed by a speeding Greyhound bus, which lost control and did...
  32. Re: Bottom height above the ground when on a trailer?

    Day Tripper, I wrote a response to this thread which got ' lost' - to summarize, can you fit a hitch receiver to the front of the van, and push the boat and trailer down the ramp while keeping the...
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    Re: Mystic Mix 2022

    ^ " Good heavens, Officer, I must have forgotten to reset my watch ! Terribly sorry ! ! " :rolleyes:
  34. Re: You know what grows really well in gardens?

    My 'rescue' Chihuahua absolutely loves slugs and earthworms, and will root around in the yard searching for them ( she taught our Bichon to love them as well ) It is amusing to listen to her...
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    Re: What were some of your scariest moments?

    3 of them so far --

    First , June 10, 1957, Dad gets new outboard motor and wants to test it - launching from the beach near Miller ( Gary ), Indiana ( 12 foot boat / 10 horse outboard. He...
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    Re: Mystic Mix 2022

    Nice photos of beautiful watercraft ! Thanks for posting :rolleyes:
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    Re: I know kung-fu

    Andy, coincidently , they just doubled the self-checkout lanes at my 'big-box' store - it should be 'interesting'
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    Re: misc non boat related

    . . . . . by an 'expert' in the 'tip and roll' technique. Great looking paint job ! ! !
  39. Re: A key element of the trmp administration*'s fckup of the pandemic response

    Is an investigation of Mr, DeJoy possibly in the queue ?
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    Re: Ireland....Must See

    I will echo Puttputt here, right after I retired, (2012), we flew into Shannon, and rented a car - saw Galway, Connemara, the Burren, the Cliffs of Moher, and several other towns we managed to...
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    Re: Mystic Mix 2022

    The first photo-post was great - can see folks faces, water, a vessel rigged for sailing - what more could one ask for ? Y>
    Kudos to all the participants ( y'all got there ! ! ! )

    Rick
  42. Re: If someone handed you a million dollars...

    Me, too - Early black & white television series :rolleyes:

    Rick

    (His guy gives 'someone' a million dollars - but they lose the money if they tell anyone where the money came from - IIRC )
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    Re: i think i might survive the day now

    ^ - - -- # 7 is priceless ! ! :rolleyes:
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    Re: crummy shingle design ruining my day

    George, in your area you may have ( I don't know this from personal experience ) such places as : Menard's, Lowe's, Home Depot, possibly Mill's Fleet Farm - - each MAY have a different quality of...
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    Kinzinger is moving things along at a brisk pace . . . .
  46. Thread: $50

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    Re: $50

    Tom, that sounds really 'out-of-line' - I am going to work tonight at my local 'big-box' store and will do a bit of comparative research. ( are you pricing just the 3/8" close nipple, or the...
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    Re: Car Window Question

    Tom, if you decide it needs to be fixed, perhaps check one of those 'pick a part' wrecking yards for the switch assembly ( that is a common car model ) and perhaps see if it can be installed for...
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    Re: Woodenboat show (WBS) This weekend!!!!!!!

    I have lurked, and then been a member here (at least since the days of Ross and Barret Faneuf and Coel Mor ), alas, I have not been to a WBS yet - maybe in the near future . . . |:)
  49. Re: Trumplicans have turned on the Republicans

    Back a few years, one of the major media outlets carried a photo of one of the Trump sons at the conclusion of a safari, holding the severed tail of an elephant he had just shot . ( Elephant =...
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    Re: Woodenboat show (WBS) This weekend!!!!!!!

    Enjoy the show / weekend ! ! !


    ( pictures if you can . . . . )



    Rick
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